The Patrick Madrid Show: May 07, 2024 – Hour 2

Patrick tackles some thought-provoking topics that blend spirituality, ethics, and technology. First, Patrick dives into the ethical considerations of charitable donations and whether opting out of tax deductions aligns more closely with altruistic giving, seeking purity in intentions. Patrick discusses how tax deductions impact motives and the spiritual perspective on giving with pure love for God.


  • Nancy (email) – Isn’t it better to not deduct charitable donations? (01:11)
  • Email – How to help the thinking of youth as they grow up?
  • Email – During confession, I can see the Priest is on his cell phone! (13:52)
  • Richard – What is the homeschool program you recommend using? It’s Kolbe Academy. (20:48
  • Dan – Regarding the Musical Full Stop. An acronym would be Brutal Unresolved Pause, or a BURP.
  • James – My oldest son died in 2005 because I decided to pull the plug on him after he had been in the hospital with a traumatic injury. Did I kill my son? (30:58)
  • Lucy – Why do we celebrate Mass on Sunday instead of on the Sabbath? (36:02)
Patrick Madrid is an acclaimed public speaker and has authored or edited 26 books, which have sold over a million copies worldwide, including foreign-language editions. He hosts The Patrick Madrid Show daily on Relevant Radio.